Weekly Links: Las Vegas here we come; Crosby gets a street?; HNIC Punjabi thanks Pittsburgh; and more


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The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy!

  • Coal Harbour is considering naming a street at Sidney Crosby. [MacLeans]
  • Taylor Swift has a squad and so does Alex Rigsby, goalie for the US Women’s National Team; she wants you to meet them. [Player’s Tribune]
  • Mike Weaver reflects on his undrafted path into the NHL. [Player’s Tribune]
  • It’s official, Las Vegas will be getting an NHL team to start in 2017-2018 [TSN]. Is this a good plan? [Vice Sports] has some points for you to mull over and here is one vote from the “No” column from 2013. [Bloomberg]
  • So we know it’s going to be Las Vegas for the expansion, but is it worth the gamble? [Puck Daddy]
  • Winnipeg Jets prospect, Darren Kramer, got into an altercation with a police officer in Disneyland to help a friend’s getaway.  Kramer was tased and arrested. [Deadspin]
  • Canada recently celebrated National Aboriginal Day and Carey Price was one of the icons celebrated. [CBC Sports]
  • If you haven’t heard, George Stroumboulopoulos is out and Ron MacLean will be back behind the Hockey Night in Canada desk.  [Toronto Star] [Globe and Mail]
  • You’ll never guess where The Great One is going to promote ice hockey. Hint: P.Sherman, 42 Wallaby Way… [Sportsnet]
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins invited the Hockey Night Punjabi crew to their Stanley Cup celebration and it made for some great social media. The broadcast team had such a great time they penned a thank you letter to the city of Pittsburgh. [Sportsnet]

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